Innovation Academy at The Irish Times for AIB Startup Academy

David Nevin News

See full story at http://www.irishtimes.com/business/week-two-of-the-aib-start-up-academy-an-introduction-to-design-thinking-1.2088255 from 2 February 2015 Week two of the AIB Start-up Academy: An introduction to ‘design thinking’ Entrepreneurs to learn quick, inexpensive experiments to tweak or change a product This week, the 11 AIB Start-up Academy finalists will gather for the programme’s second module. The Academy lecturers will introduce the start-ups to “design thinking”. The instructors …

David NevinInnovation Academy at The Irish Times for AIB Startup Academy

Could the Business Model Canvas help farmers (our piece in The Irish Times)

David Nevin media, News

The following piece by The Innovation Academy’s Executive Director, Dr Johnny Ryan, featured in The Irish Times on Friday, 5 December 2014, highlights a novel application of the Business Model Canvas by Brendan Allen, an Entrepreneurial Specialist at The Innovation Academy and CEO of Castlemine Farm.  Alexander Osterwalder: Designing the best business model Decision makers in business are challenged by complexity. …

David NevinCould the Business Model Canvas help farmers (our piece in The Irish Times)

Event: WINNING CUSTOMERS AND KEEPING THEM HAPPY

David Nevin

Have a pint on us and meet innovators, creatives, and practitioners. Date: 3 December 2014. 5pm-7pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL (see link at bottom) We are hosting a discussion on how to acquire customers and keep them happy. These topics, acquiring and retaining, are at the heart of business growth, and the panel are drawn from the worlds of physical and digital business. …

David NevinEvent: WINNING CUSTOMERS AND KEEPING THEM HAPPY

Innovation Academy project inside tech startup incubator Wayra featured in The Irish Times

David Nevin media, News

A team of 30 students from The Innovation Academy worked with tech startups in June 2014. A feature on their design thinking work appeared in The Irish Times on 4 July 2014. See full story here . Applying design thinking to start-ups Students from the Innovation Academy at UCD brought design thinking to client start-ups at the Wayra incubator, with …

David NevinInnovation Academy project inside tech startup incubator Wayra featured in The Irish Times

The Academy’s Executive Director, Dr. Johnny Ryan, writes on Design Thinking for organisations in The Irish Times

David Nevin media, News

This article appeared in The Irish Times on Friday, 6 June 2014.  Ireland, though not a global design capital, is not a bad place to develop a new product. Dublin was shortlisted to the final three entrants for the World Capital of Design 2014, and next year will be “The year of Irish design”, a year-long programme convened by the …

David NevinThe Academy’s Executive Director, Dr. Johnny Ryan, writes on Design Thinking for organisations in The Irish Times

UCD INNOVATION ACADEMY APPOINTS DR. JOHNNY RYAN AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

David Nevin News

Image: Dr Johnny Ryan speaking at the World Association of Newspapers in Bangkok, 2014 Dublin, 8 April 2014, 2014: The Innovation Academy, UCD, today announced that it has appointed Dr Johnny Ryan as Executive Director. In his new role Dr. Ryan will take responsibility for the execution of the strategic mission and expansion of the Academy, and management of core …

David NevinUCD INNOVATION ACADEMY APPOINTS DR. JOHNNY RYAN AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR